What A Wonderful World!
A conversation with Luis Cruz Azaceta and Bradley Sumrall
With a major survey of Luis Cruz Azaceta’s paintings, sculptures and drawings finally on view at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, we asked the exhibition’s curator Bradley Sumrall and Luis to tell us about how it all came together and the impact of seeing the breadth of a lifetime of work.
Talking to Amer Kobaslija about his adopted home state and finding inspiration during lockdown
We sat down with Amer Kobaslija on the occasion of his eighth exhibition at the gallery, In Passing, to discuss his adopted home state of Florida and how his current body of work came to fruition.
Introducing... Cathy Lu
Our exhibition Shapeshifters includes ceramic sculptures by Cathy Lu, that explore themes of immigration, assimilation and cultural hybridity. We sat down with Cathy to discuss how she came to ceramic sculpture, and how she incorporates her personal heritage into her work.
Introducing... Terri Friedman
Terri Friedman makes intricate and tactile weavings, some of which will be included in our exhibition Shapeshifters, opening October 28th. We chatted with her ahead of the show, to learn about her background in sculpture, how she came to work with textiles, and her love of neon colors.
Introducing... Craig Calderwood
We are pleased to be showing paintings and drawings by San Francisco-based artist Craig Calderwood, as part of our exhibition "Shapeshifters" opening October 28th. In advance of the exhibition, Craig spoke to us about their use of textiles and other materials, influences from video game illustrations to PBS docu-series, and how "genderless-ness" manifests in their work.
Introducing... Cate White
Our upcoming group exhibition “Shapeshifters“ will include paintings by the California-based artist, Cate White, who we've so enjoyed getting to know. By way of introduction, Cate sat down with us to talk about how she found her way to painting, her YouTube show, “How Do You Paint,” and the “mystical visions” that inspire her work.
In the Studio with Katherine Sherwood
A year after her first exhibition at the gallery, with a pandemic in between, we spoke with Katherine Sherwood about her ongoing series of “Brain Flowers,” working in lockdown and what to expect from her in the coming year.
Back To School
Enrique Chagoya, Diane Edison, Amer Kobaslija and Andrew Lenaghan
With summer turning into fall, the “back to school” season is on us though under radically different circumstances than ever before. Last spring, those of our artists who are also full-time professors had to make the abrupt and difficult transition to online teaching.
Kija Lucas on 'Collections from Sundown'
We asked photographer Kija Lucas to share some insights on her collaborative process and specifically the work from her series, Collections from Sundown which are part of our current exhibition Documents.
Kevin Frances on 'Superpositions'
For Documents, we invited Kevin Frances to create an installation in the side gallery, of the (totally impressive and detailed) scale models he uses as a basis for his photographs and prints.
Home Improvements with Tony May
Tony recently took a break from construction on his latest endeavor to speak with us from his painting studio.
From the studio of Amer Kobaslija
While isolating at home with his family, Amer Kobaslija has discovered inspiration in the experience, painting away in a self-described "fever state" expanding on his recent series of figures set in the Florida landscape and revisiting an old subject: his own studio.
Enrique Chagoya Discusses Sheltering-In-Place on Square Cylinder
Shelter-in-Place Chronicles: Artists Speak
Square Cylinder reached out to artists and writers, to talk about life during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. As part of the series, Enrique Chagoya shares his thoughts while sheltering-in-place at home with his wife, artist Kara Maria.
Diane Edison at her Studio
We recently checked in with Diane Edison who is adjusting to working from home in Athens, GA.
Chris Ballantyne at his Studio
We checked in with Chris Ballantyne, who is away from his studio but hard at work nonetheless.
Tony May at his San Jose Studio
The T.Treehouse Project
Our first Online Studio Visit brings us to San Jose, California where Tony May shows us how to REALLY work from home.